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Anthony Zimmer (2005)

In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent man responsible for laundry of dirty money in France. Zimmer had extensive plastic ... See full summary »

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Jérôme Salle

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Jérôme Salle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophie Marceau ... Chiara Manzoni
Yvan Attal ... François Taillandier
Sami Frey ... Akerman
Gilles Lellouche ... Müller
Daniel Olbrychski ... Nassaiev
Samir Guesmi ... Driss
Dimitri Rataud Dimitri Rataud ... Perez
Nicky Marbot Nicky Marbot ... Douanier 1
Olivier Chenevat ... Douanier 2
Alban Casterman ... Jeune Douanier
Christophe Odent ... Président Commission
Luc Chavy Luc Chavy ... Membre Commission
Richard Delestre Richard Delestre ... Room Manager Carlton
Yann de Monterno Yann de Monterno ... Serveur Carlton
Laurent Klug Laurent Klug ... Homme Discret
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In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent man responsible for laundry of dirty money in France. Zimmer had extensive plastic surgery, and his new face and voice are completely unknown. The only means to reach Zimmer is through his beloved mistress Chiara, who is under surveillance of the police and the mobsters. While traveling by train to the country nearby Nice, the common man François Taillandier, who has the same body shape of Zimmer, is select by Chiara as if he were Zimmer and used as a bait to lure those that are pursuing her. When Taillandier is chased by the professional Russian killers, he runs the French police when the real situation begins to be disclosed to him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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French | Russian | English

Release Date:

27 April 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Afera pagal Antoni Zimeri See more »

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$6,306,533
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Trivia

The property the director looked for had to be a house of a very rich guy but with level and charisma. What they found was too small so they had to (temporarily) add the first floor (Anthony Zimmer's office). The filming crew had the villa only for two weeks. See more »

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When Tailandier looks at the IWC watch before going to sleep, it reads "00:05 am". But when the policeman is asked "When did they come back ?" he answers "01:15 am" See more »

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Things Are not How They Seem to Be
21 January 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Paris, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent man responsible for laundry of dirty money in France. Zimmer was submitted to a plastic surgery, and his new face and voice are completely unknown. The only means to reach Zimmer is through his beloved mistress Chiara (Sophie Marceau), who is under surveillance of the police and the mobsters. While traveling by train to the country nearby Nice, the common man François Taillandier (Yvan Attal), who has the same body shape of Zimmer, is select by Chiara as if he were Zimmer and used as a bait to lure those that are pursuing her. When Taillandier is chased by the professional Russian killers, he runs the French police when the real situation begins to be disclosed to him.

"Anthony Zimmer" is a great thriller, with a situation that recalls Hitchcock's classic "North By Northwest", i.e., a man mistaken for another and pursued by criminals. The attractive story has many twists, a nice cast with the gorgeous Sophie Marceau and the efficient Yvan Attal in the lead roles. The beautiful locations in France is an amazing tour in this wonderful country. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Anthony Zimmer A Caçada" ("Anthony Zimmer The Hunting")


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